Punished for a crime I didn't commit: Prof Yunus

Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus, in his first reaction to the court verdict against him, said he was handed over a sentence for a crime he hadn't committed

30 buildings collapse in quake in Japan's Ishikawa

A total of 155 earthquakes struck Japan on Monday. So far 48 people have been reported dead

January 7 polls: 1,151 BGB platoons deployed countrywide

A total of 1,151 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed across the country, including the capital Dhaka, to help maintain law and order so that the upcoming general election can be held in a free, fair and peaceful manner

Business Multimedia

Business Multimedia

Potato price shoots up

The price of potatoes has begun an upward climb in the market

92 thousand crores or more siphoned out in 15 years?

Based on the compilation of media reports on bank scams between 2008 and 2023, CPD said as much as 92 thousand crores of taka have been siphoned out of the banking sector in the last fifteen years

Fishes aplenty at Friday haat

A haat pops up every Friday along the Kaliakoir-Tangail road in Gazipur where buyers find almost all varieties of fish available in the country

Culture Multimedia

Culture Multimedia

In conversation with Historian Perween Hasan

Although history was not her initial pursuit during her youth, she later wholeheartedly immersed herself in the field

Durga Puja: 65ft Kumbhakarna with 501 idols in Khulna

There is a 65-foot long sleeping idol of Kumbhakarna, along with 501 idols based on stories from the four ages of Hindu mythology. An array of activities are going on centring this year's Durga Puja at Shikdar Bari in Hakimpur village in Khulna

In the words of Professor Niaz Zaman

The contributions of Professor Niaz Zaman to the English translation of modern Bengali literature are truly extraordinary. Born into a non-Bengali family, she has dedicated herself to bringing the captivating world of Bengali literature to the global audience through relentless translation efforts. She also stands as a witness to significant historical events like the Partition and the Liberation War

Rizvi will be brought to justice soon: DB chief

The Additional Commissioner of the Detective Branch of police Harun Or Rashid today said they were looking for BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi

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18 candidates have liquid assets worth over Tk 100cr: TIB

They include Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi with Tk 1345.77 crore, prime minister's Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman with Tk 315.76 crore

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Security tightened at metro stations

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has tightened security at metro rail stations in the wake of recent incidents of political violence and torching of trains and buses

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US-led joint force formed to counter Houthis in Red Sea

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin has said that several countries will form a joint international force led by the United States to counter Houthi attacks on commercial ships in the Red Sea. He made the announcement during a visit to Bahrain, Reuters reported

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'Operation Nut Crack' liberated eastern region including Sylhet

Today's Star Special will focus on the events of this great war

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Celebrity candidates ready for campaigning

Find out more on Star Newsbytes

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Are Houthis becoming a threat to Israel?

Who are the Houthis and what are their activities? What is the position of the Houthis in the Israel-Hamas war? Are the Houthis becoming a threat to Israel?

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Nat'l polls: AL gives up 26 seats for JP, 6 for allies

The ruling Awami League today said that it has given up six constituencies for its alliance partners and 26 for the Jatiya Party in the January 7 national election

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BNP takes out road march on Victory Day

A BNP road march marking Victory Day was held from the party's Nayapaltan headquarters to Shantinagar intersection in the capital today

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Israel's ambassador to UK rejects two-state solution

Israel's ambassador to the UK said that Israel has no plans to allow the Palestinians to form an independent state. Her comments came amid growing international pressure on Israel for a ceasefire in Gaza. Watch Star Newsbytes to learn more

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